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CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 4:30pm EST
libertarian conference in las vegas, steve forbes, former republican candidate, chaired and "forbes" media. mr. forbes discusses his book, "freedom manifesto," a follow-up to his book "how capitalism will save us." >> now joining us on booktv is magazine publisher, politician and frequent author, steve forbes, whose newest book is coming out in august of 2012 and it's called "freedom manifesto: why free markets are moral and big government isn't." we are at freedom fest in las vegas, where mr. forbes is speaking. mr. forbes, why is that free markets are moreover, but that government isn't. with an example of that? >> remake the emphasis of big government. going back to it james madison defined. but in terms of big government not being moral, it is the opposite of what it purports to do and creates an environment we have less ability to get ahead increased dependency and not a sense of independence. it plessis crony capitalism, which hurts oil entrepreneurship and creativity. all the things the government says it does hopes the poor to make sure the markets: the right direction. they do the opp
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 3:45pm EST
book with steve forbes, "how capitalism will save us: why free people and free markets are the best answer in today's economy" elizabeth ames, first of all, tell us about yourself and your personal experience, particularly when it comes to economics. >> i've been a finance journalist, but i've also been on both sides of the press release. so i started as a journalist and have my own pr business and they've also done projects, communication projects with clients. among them, co-authored the book. basically i were to steve forbes and conversations led to the idea for this book. >> how did you meet steve forbes? >> i met him at an event i did when i was working in southern california and one thing led to another. i moved back to new york. i am from new york and started working at "forbes" of the pr department. >> elizabeth ames, or practical experience, how do that that? >> i've learned a lot since "forbes." when i sat "forbes" islandwide about markets. again, i began as a journalist and worked at "businessweek" many years ago as a journalist. but when i started to work as an entrepren
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
only three weeks ago. so, with that, let me briefly introduce our panelists. first, steve cook, our gold prize winner. senior fellow for middle eastern studies at the council on foreign relations. i take great pride in mentioning when he was much younger, steve was a research fellow here at the washington institute and we're very proud of steve venezuela professional accomplishments from that period up until today. very happy to have you back at this podiums steve. speaking second will be ache trader. eric is the washington instate's next generation fellow, a doctoral candidate at the university of pennsylvania, where he is completing a dissirte addition on egypt's muslim brotherhood and is going to give us special insight into the details of mohammad morsi, the muslim brotherhood and the quest to achieve a constitution. then, third, i am pleased to introduce and regretably to say farewell to ambassador cohen, he is the inaugural diplomat in's at the institute, and ambassador cohen served as israel's ambassador in egypt from 2005 to 2010 and has an on theground perspective and exper
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm EST
weeks ago. so with that, let me briefly introduce our panelists. first, steve cook, a senior fellow for middle eastern studies of at the council on foreign relations. i take great pride in mentioning that when he was much younger, steve was a research fellow here at the research institute and we are very proud of him and his professional countless men's from that period up until today. very happy to have you back at the podium. he can second will be eric trager. he is the washington institute's next generation fellow. he is a doctoral candidate at the university of pennsylvania where he completed a dissertation and he is going to give us some special insight into some of the details of mohammed morsi and the muslim brotherhood in the quest to achieve a constitution. and then we have third, i am pleased to introduce a diplomat of the area. he served in egypt for 2005 through 2010. shalom cohen. he has considerable it's aryans with the relationship and the politics we are seeing on the ground today. first we have steve and eric and then shalom cohen, and then we will open up the discu
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
delivered. doesn't know to this day whether it was never delivered. >> host: who is steve rogers who you interview here? >> guest: steve rogers from chicago is a professor at the kellogg school of management at northwestern university. >> host: what was his connection with president obama? >> guest: like many african americans, businessmen and leaders who i interviewed, he was an early backer and supporter of obama. after obama lost a congressional primary to bobby rush in 2000, rush is a former black panther, now a congressman, he was deeply in debt, he went around looking for people to donate money to his cause and steve rogers, very successful businessman at that time before he became a professor gave him $6,000 to pay off some of his personal debts. in return obama promised that he would visit steve rogers and if he won a u.s. senate seat and speak to them so he did win the u.s. senate seat. rogers never heard from him. he called up and asked obama what he come? obama said i am too busy. i am getting phone calls from warren buffett and steve jobs and bill gates and all these impo
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
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CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 1:00pm EST
secession and state rights outside of the question. >> prisoner steve, the nitze fusion proclamation committed to put an end to all the discussion and any existing remnants of slavery? >> it didn't. it was a very important moment because the united states, the lincoln administration exercising his power as commander-in-chief, it is a war measure, the abolished slavery without compensation to the owners, this is new. the northern states abolished slavery gradually because they were addressing the compensation. the property, having abolished property rights, you know, and without threatening other private property. so they abolished slavery without compensation and they dropped the colonization which had been central to emancipationist discourse from thomas jefferson to abraham lincoln and they provided for the military recruitment of people of african descent both of whom were slaves because of rich americans were not allowed to serve either in the united states army or the state militia because of the connection between military service and citizenship claims. oliver and the emancipa
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 5:45pm EST
with you at some point. >> [inaudible] >> steve, you just recently, not even a year ago, gave a congressional hearing; correct? you spoke to congress? >> briefly. [laughter] >> this is, you know, this is about as clear as the impression you get at of the pakistani administration right now, that is very well-supported by the american government. what could you, you know, what could you take away from this, and what do you think the forces -to-be can do to discourage bringing a certain level of democracy to pakistan? >> well, i'd rather your thoughts on that question -- >> oh, no, we get to hear you now. [laughter] >> well, i thought one thing that's important to emphasize, the last answer was really an important sort of sense of direction because, you know, the problem is that even american policy, when it tries to prevent military identity inside pakistan by encouraging the restoration of the democratic parties, can't reach the fact that the ppp has not had an internal election since time and memoriam, can't reach the fact that the pml a basically gang operations for families, a
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 7:00pm EST
essential at every tough moment. all of the staff, mary rose and bill and lori, steve and sharon in the library. it is a great team working here. i am very grateful to all of them. getting back to the system, caroline mentioned playing in the desk. it was exactly in the space underneath the desk, the and the whole system was in there next to the knee hole. decades later, it was described where the microphones were. >> if i could interrupt, the agent had bestial service in the secret service. it made this assignment interesting. >> his job was to protect president kennedy from electronic surveillance. [laughter] so he was trying to keep the outside world from listening in, but he was tapped to help president kennedy listen in on his own conversations. >> it was 22 years before 1984. >> that's right, one microphone was in the knee hole and the other one was in the cabinet room not far from the oval office. there were some drapes, and he put a couple of microphones in the drapes. in his oral history he mentions that he put microphones in the residence. >> the other question that this natur
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm EST
says i'd definitely perked up. my producer steve does a lot of your shows and he said he bought a lot of this set. steve knew what it was and ordered it and if this is one of mike's all- timend he has access to virtually any kind of american corn and you can think of i think this is a huge deal. just before penny's the retail value alone $42 and the entire set is $49.95.trustthis will be gone. >>host: >>guest: as you can see 300 sold just like that. of all this is the box it comes in.and you get all four of these. is a sold out limited edition. >>guest: they sold out in 2009 and coin by coin these are the territorial quarters. those are pretty rare their territorial quarters the presidential dollar and then this is $25 right here. $125 there. for all i care in my opinion you can spend them for face value though they're considered for more but this is the set and the reason why you buy it and own it. in 2009 we celebrated the 200th anniversary of abraham and the 100 anniversary of the lincoln cent. from his birthplace in the log cabin to his congressional years and his presidency. 3 th
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 3:00am EST
obama's father's side of the family, michelle obama's and and this is steve johnson, the first lady's great-grandmother who traveled to four cities, she was a sharecropper's daughter born in 1879 and somewhere along the way she decided she did not want anything to do with the farming life and she was one of the first of michele obama's and sisters to set site on chicago in 1908. this is her husband who was a minister who also lived in chicago. this is the first lady's great great grandmother, and she arrived in illinois some time in the 1860s. the first lady describes herself as a south side girl but the family had no idea their roots in illinois go that far back. if you look at mary, you will understand why the family story says she was part cherokee. she obviously has a mixed lineage but i was never able to establish for sure whether that was true. this is the first lady's grandfather, a mislabeled slide, who left south carolina and arrive in chicago around 1931. this is millvinia, the owner of millvinia's brother. this is a photo, this is an amazing coat, there is a nice story behi
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 12:00pm EST
that allows us to have the advantage. i don't mean the entrepreneur at the top, the steve jobs model or the great industrialists. what i mean is that companies that do well in the manufacturing space listen to the ideas of their employees, and are encouraging employees to come up with efficiencies this production to figure out how to assemble things more efficiently or how to make products that are more innovative, and they are soliciting those ideas. here is where i think a lot of the traditional critique on manufacturing misses the mark. robert rice, who makes the argument that there's knowledge worth -- people like lawyers, my profession, doctors, bankers, who are knowledge workers, and then there's manufacturers, and they completely miss the idea of modern manufacturing. modern manufacturing requires a lot of knowledge. these are people who are thinkers, who are innovating, and lawyers, i tell you, require a lot of repetitive work. people who say lawyers, you know, we draft documents, templates, and it's repettive. distinction is artificial, and the best manufacturers that
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
concerns. >> a day to ask her second pin with a great way to the witness panel beginning with steve haydee who was hurt and served for three consecutive mandates as the armed groups experts on the drc. investigate and co-authored reports submitted and presented to the u.n. security council sanctions committee during the groups expire 2012 mandate he was also coordinator of the six member team working under security council resolution 2021. prior to joining the group of experts, mr. hege worked with organizations. really here with john prendergast, cofounder of the enough project, initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity. these are the quick administration and the state department congress. he's worked with unicef, human rights, international crisis group and episode five and help launch the sentinel project pictures clingy. mr. prendergast to search for peace in africa for well over a quarter century. then we would hear from mvemba dizolele, who is a visiting fellow at hanford university server is petitioned the professor, lecturing africans to visit john's heart and u
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am EST
miscalculation, china and the rise of confusion or confucianism. i'd like to hand over to steve clemens who's moderating this session. .. >> thank you all for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me, and i went online to find a chinese event that is being held right now looking at u.s. grand strategy, canada, japan and india. there are no canadian, japanese americans or canadians on china's panel. don't have any chinese with us today but we should have a lot of fun discussing that our national strategies but involving in the asian pacific region and with china but i want to acknowledge that that voice wasn't with us today. that might give us more room to run. because we don't have a chinese voice on face, some years ago going to china and than the equivalent of the policy planning director and i said finally i can ask china but its grand strategy is. this is about 2004. and i said what is your grand strategy? he says how to keep the americans distracted and small middle eastern countries. [laughter] that seems to be s
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
was one of the first 10 bunnies in chicago. she wrote stallions for steve mcqueen. so i'm writing this book. i was than his personal involvement. it is a great door in a great woman. gradually i find clues that may be somebody else was killed in her place. somebody saying i was the woman. i went to her she has to go to high school. there was no date, but a remark. maybe find out how she was alive. i've been asking ever about it. send sitting there saying she has to be alive. i've been written a book by woman by us go there and she's alive. the phone rings and a voice says hi. i understand you've been looking for me. that's a cool thing. as a woman, very modest, did some amazing stuff. i'd say i have the one that i enjoy the most was about print story which became the movie autofocus. i try to keep my word people. people know that when it comes to everything. but with a suitcase. they literally had to buy tickets so heavy of his fellow nobody near. forgot the trial after 17 years, new evidence. this really worked out extremely well. again a fabulous movie. entries will be of course i.d.
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 9:15am EST
, booktv highlights a few programs about economics. michael j. sandell, george w. bush, steve forbes all weigh in. and then at 9 p.m. craig whitney sits down with the former president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence to discuss his book "living with guns: a liberal's case for the second amendment." watch these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >>
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
states, and i'm still cooking. [laughter] >> steve ford, linda johnson rob and jenna and barbara bush on growing up in the white house sunday evening at 7:30 eastern and pacific. it's part of four days of american history right through christmas day on c-span3. >> i think that the idea, and it was promoted in certain articles, and i think there was a conflation of politics because joel, who created the show, is a, is a, you know, a public conservative. i mean, the spectrum of political affiliations on the staff were, you know, from the far left to the far right. but it was no agenda, the idea that there was an agenda which was really the charge that was being forwarded, that we were somehow the midwife to policy on coercive interrogation was absurd, it is absurd. which isn't to say that if there wasn't an issue, if, in fact, our content was affecting the behavior of interrogators in the field, even if it was, you know, .05% of those interrogators actually were taking their cues from jack bauer, there was a systemic problem for sure that i suggested that we, you know, try to inter
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 9:15am EST
of the first ten bunnies in chicago, she rode stallions with steve mcqueen. great store. i'm writing this book and they're always time-consuming and wasn't as personally involved so was not a successful book but it was a great story and a great woman. i'm finding little clues that may be somebody else was killed in her place, i was in alfred hitchcock's shower in psycho so i went to the high school and they had gotten all together in las vegas and there was no date that there is a remark -- on a wednesday i figured out she is alive. i had been asking everywhere about her so i am sitting at my desk saying she has to be alive. i have written a book about a woman killed by a serial killer and she moved to the desert and she is alive. the phone rings and a voice says this is marlene -- it would have killed me did she had called tuesday. i always thought that is a cool thing. here's a woman who's forgotten, very modest, does that one year being a model and an actress and -- i like to do that. my other one that i enjoyed the most was the bob crane story which became a movie autofocus and i
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 5:15pm EST
currencies. i don't believe including current these. i agree with steve forbes that flow currencies, which is the standard value by which every entrepreneur has to guide and has decisions it's like floating our so that people wouldn't have to work so much. one man could have the power worth 50 minutes. the next come the 70 minute and needs in-house default swaps and insurance policies. just to guide the economy. one of the things that's happened over the last decade is that we've had a hypertrophy of finance and the reason of the excess and waste so much wealth and the economy is migrated to finance is because the currency is so unstable, that so much money can be made, betting on the ups and downs of our currency against foreign currencies. this is a big danger today. a lot of people attack the chinese for manipulating the currency. but the chinese just want to keep the currency stable. i saw the chinese want to do. they want to maintain the dollar as a standard of value. it's a saturday botching the currency. the threat to the american dollar does not come in beijing. they defend
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 7:45am EST
face you may not know but a voice you will know. steve inskeep, co-host of morning edition on npr and the author of this book, his first book, "instant city: life and death in catchy." karachi." steve inskeep, what happened in karachi on december 20, 2000? >> i'll let you and thanks by the way for the invitation and what for you guys are doing. on december 20, 2009 there was a religious procession in the middle of this gigantic mega- city, one of the rapidly growing megacities in the world that was bomb. it's a tragic story but when you begin digging into the details of that single day, peeling back the layers, what i discovered was the star that to me a loom and it's the way the world is developing, the way the world is going. the way that different kinds of people are coming together in cities, sometimes quite violently, and thrashing out our future. this is an event i learned about that became this book. now, how many people were killed, who bombed to? >> about three dozen people. saying precisely who bombed who is challenging, but in the end it turned out to be am at least acc
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
extends beyond all boundaries, even though the line between species. steve, bomb. [applause] the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon, published by flashpoint, an imprint of roaring brook press. a riveting thriller of a book that tells of the birth of a new age. to all these writers, thank you. thank you for your work. and thank you for what it will mean to young readers in our nation. this year's national book award for young peoples literature goes to william alexander or "goblin secrets." [applause] ♪ ♪ >> okay. okay, we now have proof that alternate universes exist. there is one, there's absolutely one, there has to be, where endangered texas over this one a little further where it was written by a noble author. i think it won both times. and just another step, ma just another little step sideways from where we're standing, out of reach, out of reach has to take this home for create such a substance, out of such a wrenching absence. and this moment, just a little, little step away from where we are, we are also being reminded of the devastating importance of
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 9:00am EST
ask our second panel to make their way to the witness table to begin first with steve hege, who has worked on -- were you served for three consecutive mandates as the armed groups expert at the united nations group of experts on the drc. he investigated and co-author six public reports, submitted and presented to the u.n. security council, sanctions committee. during the recent expire 2012 mandate, he was also the coordinator of the six member team working under security council resolution 2021. prior to joining the group of experts, mr. hege worked with several humanitarian entities keeping peace building organizations. we will then hear from john prendergast who is a union rank activists, best selling author and cofounder of the enough project. in addition to end genocide and crimes against humanity. has worked for the clinton administration, state department and in congress. is also worked with the national intelligence council, human rights watch, international crisis group and the u.s. institute of peace. he has helped fund schools in darfur in refugee camps, now belongs to a s
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
delivered. >> who is steve rogers, who you also interviewed? >> he is a professor at the kellogg school of management. at northwestern university. >> what was his connection with president obama? >> like many african-american businessmen and leaders, whom i interviewed, he was an early backer and supporter. he was primary to bobby rush in 2000. the former black panther corpsmen. he went around looking for people who donate money to his cause. steve rogers is a very successful businessman before he became a professor. he had $6000, i believe, to pay off some of his personal debt. in return, obama promised that he would visit steve rogers students. and if he won the u.s. senate seat, he did win the u.s. senate seat. rogers never heard from him, so he called him up and asked obama witty comment, and he said, i am too busy. i am getting phone calls from warren buffett and from steve jobs and bill gates in all of these important people. and he said, but you, it's. and obama said, well, you know, promises made by politicians, you don't believe us, do you? and he got very angry. and he
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 1:30am EST
price you can add the movies and steve yourself. and woody during never built? >>guest: of you with my tablet and found them what state uploaded immediately to my mac book with them and not having to sink. >>host: i guess the whole point is that we live through our computers and we are judged by what we post. that is get, whether it is date or getting a new job or just in ritchie your face book or doing6 c13 social media for your family and friends you will appreciate the power and told of the apple macbook pro. this is the perfect partnerthis does it will work hand-in-hand to do your heavy-duty works are in graphics. maybe you have somebody going to college or at work there will love having it. we are lucky we have it available 5 flexplay and it is only for the show and only for this area. once the clock expires the flexplay men will expires to keep that in c13 are saying 9 minutes sellout and you want power and to do everything games and when you do office programming on it is amazing what you can do and find via the internet. conduce so much the apple macbook pro you are engaged and
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am EST
] you just became president of the united states and i'm still cooking. [laughter] >> steve ford, linda johnson rod and jenna and barbara bush on growing up in the white house sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. pacific. >> a group of health care policy analysts discuss proposals to raise the eligibility age for medicare and the effect it would have on seniors. currently, 65 year olds get medicare benefits. the alliance for health reform hosted panelists from aarp, the kaiser family foundation, and the american benefits council. this is an hour and a half. >> [inaudible conversations] >> if i can have your attention we're going to try to get started. my name is ed howard. i'm with the alliance for health reform, and i want to welcome you on behalf of our board of directors and our honorary leadership, senators rockefeller and blunt, to a program about proposals to gradually increase the age for medicare eligibility from 65 years to 67. now, it's a topic that's been under discussion for a long time, back when i was on the staff of the didn't exist and house aging committee. this was a top
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 8:00am EST
shalom cohen, my colleague, eric trager, and congratulating one again our gold prize winner, steve cook. [applause] thank you all very much for joining us today. [inaudible conversations] >> now on c-span2, we bring you booktv, 48 hours of nonfiction authors and books. here are some programs to look out for this weekend. at noon in light of congress discussing the so-called fiscal cliff, booktv highlights a few programs about economics. arlie hochschild. then tomorrow stephen han and sara gordon sit down with booktv to talk about their books. also on sunday at 2 p.m. eastern danny danon discussing his book, "israel: the will to prevail," followed by patrick tyler, author of "fortress israel: the inside story of the military elite who run the country and why they can't make peace." watch this and more all weekend long on booktv. for a complete schedule can, visit booktv.org. >> strangle me -- [inaudible] >> give it to him hard! >> he's not safe on that bus. >> i've been on that bus. they are just as good as gold. >> as all of us, i think, in this country we're starting to see people
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
with the current issues that we have now, but as steve hawkins said earlier, to challenge the system of power that is now controlling things and has to be changed if were going to be a chart two, livable for future generations. thank you area match. [applause] >> bar from albany, new york with a time help of time warner cable we talk with her libraries. >> the new york state library goes back to 1818, one of the first eight libraries in the nation at the very, very proud among tradition of being able to share resources with everyone. certainly the grilled libraries for me one of the cornerstones, sort of the diamond at the top in terms of saying the commitment new york makes his people is a commitment to everyone. if you take a moment to think about not being able to open that book and read at without some other kind of intervention, you get the idea this is a pretty amazing service that the government has created and we been able to offer in new york for decades and decades. >> this is the free service that is offered through the national library service for the blind in the library
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm EST
in the haight. christmas morning woke up and went to the street soul-searching. he ran into steve keever, a young man he talked to the day before at the ever loving trading post. it is strong compact body with his long blond hair and beard looks like gore. i just wanted to touch that, not his hair. he had enormous open-heart. he has to sailors he found out whether he was looking for. he said no, so invited mccarthy for christmas dinner as communal house that evening. when he showed up in 1815 oak street, headquarters at the good earth commune instantly felt he was stepping into a stream of what the haight was supposed to be. you're in a three-story victorian is beautifully kept with shiny oiled wooden floors and heavy velvet curtains. a high ceiling dining room is dominated by huge table that looks like it was constructed with ray road ties and bolted together. a table was filled with platters of food, rose to a winter vegetables mashed potatoes and the room is filling up with people, men, women, babies of all races, white, black, brown, yellow, red. or if he stood quietly in the
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
supportive started with caroline's phone call and tom mcnaught it was essential but steve and karen and the library, a great team working here know the story and can do the work without the preliminary work of the librarians. mentioning playing under the desk it is then the and the whole fell one microphone was placed. one secret service agent who 1977 described where he put the microphone and that is our only source of knowledge. >> host: the agent had a particular specialty in the secret service that makes this interesting. >> he was to protect kennedy from electronic surveillance. [laughter] and trying to keep the outside from less than eight days listening and but helped kennedy himself. >> is 22 years before 1984? [laughter] one was in the knee hole then on the coffee table then in the cabinet room there were drapes there were a couple of their. he said there is some in the residence but there is no indication any tapes came out of the residents. >> host: so far. what naturally occurred is it would be impossible to find any document terry record of a decision to do this a some
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 12:30pm EST
edward o. wilson argues that group selection is the reason for human evolution. steve cole, president of the new america foundation, investigates the power and global influence of exxonmobil in "private empire: exxonmobil and american power." for an extended list of ligs to 2012 notable book selections, visit booktv's web site, booktv.org or our facebook page, facebook.com/booktv. >> booktv continues now with diana furchtgott-roth. she takes a look at president obama's green jobs initiative and argues that it hurts the economy. this is about 40 minutes. >> good afternoon. i'm howard, vice president for policy research at the manhattan institute. thanks so much for joining us. the question of of whether and how government, particularly the federal government, directs tax dollars to specific industries was a discussion in last night's presidential debate, and can it's become an important and ongoing theme in the current presidential campaign. the terms on which washington assisted the finance and auto industries have also been the focus of intense debate, but probably the most contentio
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 9:00pm EST
, walter isaacson, as steve jobs is number four. 2011. another 2011 title. the power of havoc and edward klein and tina fey fey" boss pants." and that was on the list. sarah weinman what is wild? >> that was an amazing memoir by a woman to a previously written a novel called torch. she would describe in her mid-20s a failed marriage, her mother died, drug issues, she decided she would walk the pacific coast trail and did so with minimal preparation and described how doing this walk broker apart the put her back together. it was on the best built cellar for so long and to understand the advanced high as oprah winfrey decided to revive the book club she may not have a nationally syndicated show but she does have the oprah winfrey network and her magazine with the on-line conduit so when she chose wild, it read to a -- lead to a great uptick of sales. so then also other books like tiny beautiful things was reissued. oprah made her next selection and a debut novel from a woman who have never previously published fiction before but had written extensively for the magazine >> host: let's look
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Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
more than bankrupt. and extreme leader steve jobs, for example, might be the one person. if you're the voter and you think the united is in a crisis, and the system has failed and the people who choosing normally cannot get us out clearly had. you want to gamble. the system isn't working anymore. it's time break. and you can't get a worse outcome than total failure than bankruptcy and civil war. so that's one thing. the second i think there are anythings you do if you choose to take an extreme. you should reshape the job. you should never have an outside ceo the chairman and board of directors. there's no circumstances there's a good idea. .. and change course when they're wrong, but were everyone else always been the fair rate. so i think the key if you look at lincoln and judith folkman, an extraordinary scientt
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Dec 23, 2012 2:45pm EST
are going to be, we know that would unleash a lot of pent-up activity. steve davis just published a paper out of the university of chicago that shows last year by his estimate economic uncertainty was the highest it'd ever been in the u.s. he claim up with a very clever measure to measure uncertainty, and according to last year gdp growth was a percent and a half lower because of all the uncertainty about the things with the fiscal cliff and the debt limit and so on. so that's a percent and a and a. we have got a percent out of taxes, half a percent to a percent out of fiscal consolidation and a percent and a half out of certainty. if you do it all at once, you probably won't get the high-end number. but i am very on optimistic thaf we just get ahead of the curve on these problems, that we can have the country we remember. thank you. >> thank you. i want to turn o jason. he -- turn to jason. we all know that in a financial sense and medicare are in trouble, but what we asked can him and charles blah house to do was how do you reform the social security system so it's not just fixing
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Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
hitler, the two of them would negotiate a deal. he refused steve cutler was a mad and, that hitler didn't care about the german people, that hitler had other fears that drove him. he believed there would be a rational actor. he told the leader of the zionist community in the first president of israel, he said i'm going to go meet with him, work it out. it became so it anti-churchill, anti-british, antiwar effort that the british opened a file on him, which i founded the national national archives in britain called the candidate and a fine. and in the german archives, there are records of his conversation with the german diplomats wanting to get to berlin to negotiate an end to the war and to negotiate a settlement that would prevent war and i would rescue the jewish refugees. again, not for the first time he had gone from being an insider to the outside. he returned to this country in disgrace. he supported roosevelt for reelection in 1940, which is all roosevelt wanted the way roosevelt did not fire as he should have. he retired and got an interview through the battle of. anybody
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
just became president of the united states and i'm still cooking. [laughter] >> steve ford and jenna and barbara bush on growing up in the white house. sunday evening at 7:30 p.m. eastern and pacific. it's part of american history tv right through christmas day on c-span3. >> senator daniel inouye died monday at the age of 88. senator inouye, and world war ii medal of honor recipient spend 50 years in the senate. members of the public will be allowed to view his casket in the rotunda. friday at 10:30 p.m. eastern, the public memorial will be held at the washington national cathedral. >> senator kay bailey hutchison, republican of texas, is retiring from the senate after serving four terms. she will be replaced by republican ted cruz, a former texas solicitor general. she delivers her farewell remarks on the senate floor. this is 25 minutes. week there would have been so much joy in the halls of the capitol bringing with the laughter and the anticipation of our seasons happiest time. but in just one weekend, a sadness have said in with the news of the massacre of innocent childr
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Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
response 2005 was low, and adequate to before steve preston took over and turned to the disaster program around and it has improved. we could work in this committee to enact further improvements and reform that senator landrieu mentioned. i was proud to work with her and others including the sba disaster reform 2008 farm bill. but we can continue to learn and to improve and enact reform and we can in this context. finally, to touch on an issue outside of our jurisdiction which is the core of engineers. it is another federal agency that is important within the disaster we have to improve the process to address real reform so we can work quickly and address needs like this. we have then working on that in a bipartisan way. we hope to have more reform in the next bill that senator boxer and i are working on now. thank you. >> senator mendez would you allow him? thank you. you have an ad day's show been a champion and we're happy to hear your opening remarks. >> thank you for the opportunity. thank you for coming to new jersey with several colleagues to look at the devastation on goo
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Dec 3, 2012 8:30pm EST
mark warner, the democrat, and senator robb. >> reporter, republican what steve -- joins together a few months ago to reinvigorate the data act on the senate side. serb leaders in seeking the publication and standardization of government data in that spending category. the other four categories, we are seeing some leaders, just not as quite as high profile. our coalition is going to be pounding down doors in the 113th congress so hopefully get that. >> that is the question the plumbing is stopped up to extend the weather grows metaphor. >> let's continue with this metaphor. >> to do we need to call on to and stop it? and, you know, making it worse. i will change metaphors. in looking into a crystal ball, you know, what is likely to happen over the next year's as well as what needs to happen to make these famous move forward. >> i will try. again, i go back to the point that we need more legislation because we need to institutionalize it and we need to immunize a lot of these things from the winds of an incoming administration. this is an administration that is talking the talk about
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Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm EST
particular benefit for private equity. steve schwartzman's famously compared this to hitler's invasion of poland. i recently sort of as part of the sort of getting the story of my book out there did a piece for the new yorker where i profiled leon cooperman, and i write about him also in the book. and just kind of by the way in one of our considerations he said, you know -- conversations, he said, you know, there really are so many parallels between the rise of barack obama and the rise of hitler. and i said, excuse me? he said, no, i don't mean to compare them, of course, but there really are a lot of parallels. and he went on and on is and on and on. [laughter] so, again, a very commonplace thing. the other concept which was really astonishing to me was this sense not just of victimization, but that the middle class owes them and a sense of kind of being taken for granted and not being treated that well. and so i'd like to introduce you to the concept of the self-pacs. the potential who introduced -- the person who introduced me to this concept is a guy called foster freeze, multimillio
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Dec 22, 2012 3:00pm EST
. sandell, george w. bush, steve forbes all weigh in. craig whitney sits down with the former president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violation to discuss his book, "living with guns." watch these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. and for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >> booktv is here at the annual national press club authors' night, and joining us now is author arkansas run aruno has written a book called first cameraman. what's your association with the obama campaign? >> well, in 2008 on the obama campaign i was his personal videographer which is something i carried through to the first two and a half years of the white house. and this last cycle, actually, did not work on the campaign formally or at the white house, i worked in that new and strange, murky world of super pacs and pac and independent can expenditures. >> talk to us about the campaign in 2008. how'd you get hooked up with the president? >> well, there was an ad in craig's list -- no, that's actually not the case. it was right place, right time. a friend of mine was working at cnn as a document
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Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
, ted steve, knew senator inouye as his brother. they worked together and produced much good for both our states. that will last for generations. when i was elected to this office, senator inouye was one of the first members to reach out to me to ask how he could help. the unique thing about senator inouye was always his quiet approach to all the issues. he provided me quiet advice and helped me learn how this place works. many times i'd be down here at the podium and in the well here waiting for the vote to be tallied or members to vote, and snon senator inouye was come in, stand at the edge there and look up and just say, how's it going, alaska? and we would have a brief conversation and usually his words were land incredible insight -- it may not even be relevant to the topic that we were voting on, but he'd say something to me about something he knew i was working on. and he would just share a few words. i know the first people of alaska will especially remember hum for his dedication to their success. he met with alaskan native peoples during their visits to washington as of
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Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
hopelessness." whitener's lawyer, steve stanton of granite city, said of the case -- quote -- "i didn't even have the client pay me. in all the cases in 30 years of bankruptcy work, i came away with about the worst taste in my mouth that i've ever had." mr. president, not only is it almost impossible to prove the hardship required by the bruner test. most student borrowers aren't even able to afford to try. that's because debtors have to bring a separate court case in addition to the bankruptcy case in order to seek this exception. that means paying a lawyer for another case and likely for an appeal. how can it be that the deck is so stacked against students? those who borrowed money to go through school? how can certainty of hopelessness be the standard of borrowers to obtain any relief in bankruptcy court? this hearkens back to the debtor's prisons of europe and english glands. charles dickens would have a ball with this standard. congress needs to address this. right now there's $150 billion in outstanding private student loan debt that is crushing many borrowers. $150 billion. i have a b
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Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
you and i'd be happy to answer your questions. spain mr. chairman steve from cnbc. i have a lot of questions but i will offer a few here. why are there different targets for qe and for the funds rate? what does that achieve? secondly, what good is a target if you have to reference a calendar date. you pointed out in the statement that it's different from the calendar in october. do you have to keep doing that from now on and thirdly -- then you have another paragraph after that says, it's not just targeting something else though it's unclear what that these targets are if you have to reference the calendars date and the next calendar date it's not really targeted. >> well, first as i said the asset purchases and the rate increases have different objectives. the asset purchases are about creating near-term commitment creating growth and job commit in the near-term and the increases in the federal funds rate target when they ultimately occur are about accommodation. they are two very different objectives. secondly, the asset burgesses are a less well understood tool. we are learning
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Dec 22, 2012 4:30pm EST
many who are not courteous. kaj: >> steve inskeep, something you address you're dressed as a suicide bomber. what is that? >> in some cases you discover it's not a suicide bomber at all. the incident at the center of my book appears to be a suicide bombing at first. the later it turns out not to be one. he was left in what looked like a mailbox. basically a box for other pieces of scripture to be properly disposed of. it is powerfully symbolic. you discover there are a lot of people who are using a lot of calculating techniques in order to bring disruption. suicide bombing, as terrifying as it sounds, is a lot less common than the past. they are using technology today in ways that are ever more insidious. >> what was your first book experience? you have a second book coming? >> yes, i do have a second book coming. >> congratulations. >> i'm very excited about that. it's a great thing. it's going to be domestic, it's going to involve introduction and a very significant event. in the life of the president, the guy on the 20-dollar bill. an event that everyone learns about in school, bu
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Dec 11, 2012 8:00pm EST
reagan's ceremony in 1981. the person in charge of building the platform is steve ayers, the architect of the capital. the platform will be about 10,000 square feet. the same size as the platform in 2005, which was the largest platform ever built. as you know, on this there will be 1600 people were comes to this platform. it has to be very strong. the former president, joins you, governors, and the diplomatic corps. one of which comes from brooklyn, one comes from near chattanooga. it is a bipartisan concept inaugural. the platform is made whole with specification so everyone can see pretty well. the design began more than a year ago. construction began in september. >> thank you, jack. george washington was supposed to have said that the most important inauguration was not the first one but the second want to see if we could reaffirm or transfer powers. whether we are republicans or democrats come we are looking forward to this. >> can we have mr. kerry did say something? >> thank you, senator. i am grateful to be here on behalf of the presidential inaugural committee. the partnership we
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
you make a deal. >> at this moment does it look like the image of a christmas eve company or steve or do week over the cliff? >> who knows. somebody who thinks they know is only guessing. maybe there's some strategy in the white house that by a certain date a work something out. >> really stop the morning with the papers. we still love the current papers. mr. woodward is assistant managing editor of the "washington post," which says fiscal year earnings yet to face wall street as stock markets are convinced that the fiscal drama is going to work out. the "financial times" has the opposite headline. they say wall street anxiety grows. so which of these is more true? >> on wall street they live in the zone of eternal and i'm peaceful coexistence of optimism and pessimism. you can talk to somebody who's in the investment world on wall street and in the morning and they're optimistic in in the afternoon their pessimistic. so i think probably one, you know, don't know. both papers have great reporters and they're talking to people about that and so forth. if you look, i would go with depos
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Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
significantly improved. the initial response in 2005 was slow and inadequate before steve preston took over and really turned the disaster program around, and it's improved since then. we were able to work on this committee in a very bipartisan way to write and enact further improvement and reforms that senator lane drew mentioned. i was proud to work with senators on the intriew.s including the disaster e reforms in the 2008 farm bill. but we can continue to learn and continue to improve and enact reforms and we need do that including in this context. and third, and finally, i want to touch on an area that outside this committee's jurisdiction, but nevertheless, very important, which is the core of engineers and corp. of reform. the corps is obviously another federal agency that is important with regard to any disaster like this. and we have to improve the corp. process and address real reforms so that we can work qukly and adequately address needs like this. we have been working on that including in a bipartisan way, and i hope to include many furthered significant corp. reforms in t
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
resolution. one of them is now retiring, steve latourette, the moderate tuesday cloud is retiring in large part because it is discussed at the tea party. this is a guy who would have thought of ways was the forerunner, but who mellowed over time. another way of looking is even the class of 1994 was nowhere as near conservative. >> dear liberals i compare sin. you think of something like that comes up come the position will be that the banks go? >> i think boehner in the leadership will have a decision to make and he's not going to want there to be a depression on his watch, particularly if there's a republican administration. romney supported t.a.r.p. and he supported it rather rapidly. i mention in that story than your times magazine about governor romney headed to decimate the financial crisis, when the bank meltdown was upon us and john mccain decided to suspend his campaign committee's decision came as a result of a meeting he had with economic history team. a lot of these are big corporate donors and mitt romney was among them. all of those guys basically said take it. the small
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Dec 18, 2012 8:00pm EST
wrong here. you just became president of the united states and i'm still cooking. >> steve ford, linda johnson robb, and jenna and barbara burks on growing up in the white house, sunday evening. part or four days of american history tv, right through christmas day on c-span 3. >> reaction to the newtown, connecticut, school shootings continued today on capitol hill. from the senate floor, this is 40 minutes. >> mr. president, we appear to be in one of those periods of time where we're walking too often through the valley of the shadow of death. senator bloomen tall and i come to the floor to speak.the tragedy that occurred, the senseless, horrific attacks on innocent people in newtown, connecticut, last friday, but we must also note with extraordinary respect and a sense of love, the depth of our truly beloved colleague, senator dan inouye of hawaii. americas, as senator read and senator durbin made so clear, america has lost a true hero, patriot. this senate has lost a great leader, a leader whose accomplishments have been literally historic, and i think all of us have lost a friend.
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Dec 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
really is an american tapper steve and we really ought to share in some ways in obama's story. i wanted you to have the last word about what more in what we might tell her children about this history and connectedness in spite of all of this ugliness in many uncomfortable ways. >> i think we should talk about it. it's hard to talk about but the reverberations from any and i think i'm a communicator, i'm a writer so maybe a bit too much emphasis and hope the dialogue. talking about how some understanding the history helps. i hope that interest in michelle obama's family might bring a little interest in history too. >> well, we will applaud her in just a moment. [applause] you have another opportunity but now it's your turn. anyone who has a question or comment, please don't offer both. if you would like to say something, you can have your moment. the microphone is open. if you have a question, please keep it brief. anyone? this is the first at the schaumburg. surely someone has a question. >> i'm going to wait for someone to come behind me. i know there's more than one. >> you can
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Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm EST
, the last day of charlotte's young life, her mother joann agreed. or parents like steve and rebecca kowalski, who lost their son chase. two days before the shooting chase was asked what he wanted for christmas and i understand he pointed to his two missing front teeth. any of us who have had the special blessing and joy of raising young children especially at holiday time can only imagine the unbearable sorry of these -- sorrow of these families who now and forever will have a child-sized hole in their hearts and lives. we offer them whatever small measure of comfort we can in knowing that you are not alone, that all across this country and world we pray for your healing and we hope that with time you and your families can come to understand and to live through the grief of this moment. we also think of other parents, parents who raised their young adult children to give back to their community and the next generation by being teachers. in addition to the heroics of the school principal, dawn hochsprung, school psychologist mary other students gave their lives. victoria soto and lau
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